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AHA fosters and supports community efforts to make healthy eating and physical activity the way of life in Wake County.

Perspectives: Taking Stock (Nov. 2014)

Ten months into my dream job, I’m thinking about where we are, what’s working and the vision for growing into a collaborative with an even bigger impact. And as the holidays approach, some of our attention shifts to our personal lives, family time and reflection. It’s a good time More

Social Mission Drives Happy+Hale

Fresh, delicious, healthy food, purchased from local growers when possible, and served fast. That is the way Happy+Hale, a newcomer to the downtown Raleigh food scene, is doing business. Plus, it’s working to support the emerging local food system in the area and playing an active role in fostering More

Northeast Area Study: Planning for a Healthier Built Environment

Written by Julie Spriggs, CZO, Senior Planner, Town of Zebulon While Wake County consistently ranks as the healthiest county in North Carolina, there are pocket areas where poor health is more prevalent. The Northeast area, which includes six municipalities in Wake, is one of these pockets. A recent transportation More

Raleigh City Farm: Cultivating Community and a New Generation of Farmers

“It still surprises me that a place where you can get your hands dirty and enjoy the fruits of your labor literally attracts people from all walks of life,” said Kevin Brice in talking about Raleigh City Farm. Brice serves on the Board of Directors for this urban farm More

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